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. >> president obama and his running mate joe biden have to be in the crucial state of ohio right now. they just wrapped up a campaign rally in dayton. >>> the final debate last night focused mainly on foreign policy. once again, our partners at fact check.org found many claims by both men that were false. here's nbc's dawn timmoney. >> reporter: the final battle between president barack obama and mitt romney gave voters the opportunity to hear more from each candidate on foreign policy. but fact check found several misleading and false statements. first, a claim from the president going back four years ago. >> when you are a candidate in 2008, as i was, and inif i got bin laden in our sights, i would take that shot. you said we shouldn't move heaven and earth to get one man and you said we should ask pakistan for permission. >> reporter: did romney say the u.s. should not go after bin laden in pakistan without that country's permission? >> romney said that of course, he would use any option that is available to him to protect the united states. so he would have used this as an option but he was
president obama in the presidential race. and they also endorsed obama in 2008. former secretary of state colin powell said he is still a republican, but he plans to vote for barack obama a second time. powell told cbs this morning he respects mitt romney, but thinks he has been vague on many issues. the retired general and former diplomat also noted that president obama got the u.s. out of iraq, and in powell's words, didn't get us into any new wars. >>> president obama is wrapping up a campaign swing in the battleground state of virginia. speaking to a large crowd of supporters in richmond, he asked them to help him win a second term. northern virginia bureau chief julie carey asked voters who they think will win the commonwealth. >> i'm sorry, are you fired up? are you ready to go? >> reporter: the nonstop fly around the six battleground states was already taking a toll on president barack obama's voice as he made a stop in richmond's bird park. >> you may notice my voice sounds a little hoarse. we are right in the middle of our 48-hour fly-around campaign extravaganza. >> reporter: th
president obama and mitt romney tied among likely voters at 47% each. both candidates will be trying to break that tie tonight at their debate in boca raton, florida. kristen, let's play the expectations game. we know that the topic tonight is foreign affairs. which candidate is most likely to benefit from that? >> reporter: good evening, jim. foreign policy typically favors a sitting president. he is steeped in these issues. it's something that he's actually been dealing with for the past four years. the romney campaign knows that. so as he has with the first two debates, mitt romney has been preparing vigorously for this third debate. you can expect president obama to talk about the fact that he killed osama bin laden. let's talk about the fact he ended the war in iraq, that he's drawn down troops in afghanistan. but of course, there's a big opening here, and that is on the issue of libya. mitt romney has been hammering president obama and the obama administration for its handling of the situation in libya, for their sort of muddled message in the beginning for not having enough se
washington.com back slash newsletters. >>> president obama is taking a breather today after a 48-hour campaign marathon that had him crisscrossing the country. today he's conducting radio and tv interviews, including a segment with mtv at this hour. white house officials say he is also keeping a close eye on hurricane sandy, and getting regular updates on emergency preparations. >>> mitt romney's been concentrating heavily on the crucial swing state of ohio. today he took a break, went to ames, iowa, for a rally. the republican candidate called for bold changes to improve the economy and made pledges to call good democrats to make it happen. there are five new polls out in ohio. and they show that president obama has a 2-point lead in that state. >> romney spent much of his time in ohio this week, his campaign is not ignoring virginia. senator john mccain spent today drumming up support for romney among veterans. julie carey caught up with senator mccain in fairfax, and woodbridge. >> reporter: four years ago it was senator john mccain who was the one challenging barack obama, trying
news. this ad is scripted. >>> this is the busiest day of president obama's re-election bid. heill be taking advantage of the different time zones to campaign virtually around the clock. he left the white house about 8:00 this morning. he'll be covering 5300 miles with stops in iowa, colorado, nevada and california. he'll spend the night in florida. the president's visit to california will include a stop at nbc studios in burbank for a taping of the "tonight show" with jay leno. the program airs tonight right after news4 at 11:00. >>> new ballot problems just a day after the news4 iteam exposed missing pages in absentee ballots in maryland. now we're getting word tonight many voters received multiple copies of their absentee ballots leaving some people to wonder about voter fraud. tisha thompson is here to tell you what to look out for. >> if you see something strange when you try to vote, right away, we started hearing from viewers who told us they've received multiple absentee ballots in the mail. the same day this man sent in his absentee ballot, he got another one in the mail.
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